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Elizabeth Fish is a freelance writer who happens to run a hyperlocal news website in Lincoln, UK. She also covers all things geeky for TechHive.

Upcoming CyanogenMod will open up Chromecast streaming to more Android apps

The next CyanogenMod update will let you stream to Chromecast from almost any app. It's a match made in heaven!

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This 3D-printed mechanical computer puts both old and new tech to good use

One engineer tries to build the simplest kind of computer possible, using nuts, bolts and 3D printed parts

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Watch the opening to 'Star Wars: A New Hope' as recreated in Minecraft

Even someone who’s watched Star Wars A New Hope hundreds of times needs to see this Minecraft recreation.

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Nokia makes it easy to replace your Lumia hull--if you have a 3D printer, that is

Nokia and MakerBot teamed up to let you 3D-print a new outer shell for your Lumia smartphone.

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Interview: Raspberry Pi creator wants to bring hardware hacking to everyone

GeekTech caught up with Eben Upton, co-founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, to see how Raspberry Pi is doing a year after release.

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Here's hoping this e-paper keyboard concept becomes a real product

This classy-looking e-paper keyboard is like touching lots of mini displays, only much more productive.

This computer in a briefcase gives new meaning to the term 'casemod'

Who needs a typical computer case when you can just cram it all into a suitcase instead? (Don't answer that.)

Drexel University's MacBook vending machine lets you keep your laptop at home

What if you could borrow a laptop to use for just one class? A new vending machine at Drexel University could let you do just that.

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This Portal birthday cake is no lie, has nothing to do with CES

Why bake normal cakes when you could have a Portal one instead?

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Arduino Esplora

Arduino Esplora gives you a handle on game-based hardware modding

If you want to play with an Arduino board, without the hassle of extra soldering and locating parts, check out the Arduino Esplora.

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Turn your pizza into a trackpad (and other things we didn’t cover)

In this installment of GeekBytes, find out how you can control a computer with pizza, learn about jailbreaking iOS 6.0.1 with Sn0wbreeze, and check out the robotic fish of the future.

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This Bulb Lets Your Phone Control the Lights in Your Home

Sit back and relax while you control the lights on your ceiling at the slide of a finger with the Bluetooth Bulb.

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DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives

Robotic hands are getting increasingly smart, as this self-repairing, bomb-disarming one demonstrates.

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High-Tech Dog Collar Sends You a Text Message if Your Pooch Overheats

Hot weather leaving you worried about your dog overheating while you’re at work? Check out this smart dog collar.

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Glass Harp Hack Creates Music That's Both Cool and Creepy

Can't get the right pitch when you’re trying to play a glass harmonica? Make a Teensy board and app do it for you.

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